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Chateau de Beloeil (Beloeil Castle)

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Address: Rue du Chateau 11 | Beloeil village, Beloeil 7970, Belgium
Phone Number: 32 069 689426
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Beautiful but sadly in need of a huge injection of money.

It is a gorgeous place to visit. We had to go twice because although we had checked the website the morning we drove there, the chateau was closed as the Princess was getting... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2016
Miriam W
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Wales, United Kingdom
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Wales, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

It is a gorgeous place to visit. We had to go twice because although we had checked the website the morning we drove there, the chateau was closed as the Princess was getting married there that day. Three coaches of tourists also turned up, one had driven all the way from Bruges! They need to put exceptional closures like that... More 

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Colchester, England, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

From a distance the Chateau and gardens are beautiful. However once you get up close, oh dear it has been neglected. The gardens are just green lawn, and someone needs to sort out the pathways, i.e. add a drain-away so you can walk on them. The ponds are totally clogged up, and the poor Koi fish were left to try... More 

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Thank Jane K
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Not all that great. Gardens just green and muddy. No flowers to see. House was ok but on a sunny day the gardens might be a good place for a walk it the improve walkways.

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Thank John_M_1999
Warragul, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

This Chateau is certainly worth the visit. The grounds themselves are stunning and inside the building gives you a perspective of life in a different world. You can get close to incredible tapestries and enormous paintings. The restaurant is also good

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Thank Gita W
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147 reviews
102 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

I have mixed feelings about this castle. Seems horribly overpriced for what you get to see, but the castle is an amazing piece of architecture with fantastic works of art. Don't bother buying the "train" ride as the grounds slash gardens are not anything great. Walk out there in your own, snap some pictures, and call it good. Ok food... More 

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Thank Theresa M
Mons, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Visited the Chateau with my children during the flower festival. It is a beautiful Chateau and has lots of historical pictures and items to look at. The library is a must see... it's impressive! The land is very nicely kept and makes for beautiful photos or paintings. I believe the place can be used for engagement photos and such. If... More 

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Thank Egaitan5
Romsey, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 via mobile

It's a beautiful building inside and out! The garden and grounds are stunning and the little train is really sweet. It's not much to look around and there are some beautiful rooms in the castle. It would of been nice to know more about the history of the castle or maybe a time line. Had a great time and the... More 

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Thank Fungirl23466
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

The castle is lovely to look at and so are the grounds. The little train is a horrible rip off as it is faster if you walk it then go around the borders with the slow moving tractor. The inside of the castle is just a handful of rooms so the all in price for euro 11 left a very... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

This château is lovely, and so are its gardens. Nor the building neither the parc are super-kept, but they are neat and clean... just not at their original glory or at the peak of potential. Likely noone would be so concerned about this lack of perfection if the place wasn't sold as "the Belgian Versailles", a name that raises high... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I visited the Chateau using public transportation. I followed the advice that I found in TA forum. (You take the train to Ath, then a Bus). Keep in mind that there are only very few buses on Saturday. The place is quite impressive, beautiful despite being neglected. You can observe the pass of time in the paintings, tapestry and curtains,... More 

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